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Facebook has turned into the largest virtual cemetery by the end of this century
The researchers refer to the possibility of turning Facebook of the largest social network to a larger digital graveyard by the end of this century, according to the website Digital Beyond specialist digital life and beyond the death of millions of web users already dead.
The relatives of the deceased often transform their profiles to the memorials and graves of digital, so that friends and family re-visit them to revive their memory.
Social network has about 1.5 billion users now, and figures show the possibility they contain digital evidence in a outnumber profiles of people who are still alive.
He pointed out the statistical Hashim Siddiqui candidate for a doctorate degree in statistics from the University of Massachusetts, “has a way of social media on the Internet Facebook currently has more than 1.5 billion users around the world, it will turn into the largest virtual cemetery in the world by the year 2098”.
The words of the statistical basis of the social network and demographic data about users and the global decline in the age of the users over time along with the current mortality rate of growth.
“This will happen because the site refused to delete the dead, user accounts, and work instead to convert the account to a copy Tkhalidah memorialised”.
The figures indicate the presence of between 10 and 20 million users have created accounts within Facebook and died since then, and by the end of this century, Facebook may begin the transition to a digital cemetery instead of the place abuzz with life and communication.
Despite the lack of fast rule to determine how the growth of Facebook, but that information is confirmed that more than 60 percent of the users of the site are under the age of 35, while the number of users of the site who are aged 65 and above about 5 percent.
The network can be more quickly turned into the largest cemetery in the event of an electronic hit by recession in global growth or loss of desire of young people to join them, and in both cases, the Facebook is on track to contain a lot of the dead.
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